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Experienced Insurance Recovery Litigation Attorney—Portland, Oregon

Miller Nash is seeking an experienced insurance coverage litigation attorney with 7+ years of experience to join our Construction and Insurance Recovery Department in our Portland office.

Our ideal candidate will have practical experience in Oregon and Washington with many kinds of insurance issues that policyholders face in business transactions (e.g., corporate and asset sales and acquisitions, and other contractual arrangements incorporating risk transfer provisions), insurance applications, the presentation and negotiation of coverage claims, and litigation and resolution of coverage disputes. This requires demonstrated competence in policy and other contract analysis, legal research, factual investigation and discovery, negotiation, litigation and other dispute resolution strategies, and drafting complex dispositive motions and other court submissions. The successful candidate will also have strong communication and writing skills, good judgment, analytical ability, and the ability to work in a team environment.

Some portable client base is required, and candidates must be a member of the Oregon State Bar Association or eligible for reciprocity. A Washington State Bar and/or California State Bar license is a plus. Flexible hybrid work arrangements are available to all Miller Nash attorneys.

To apply, please upload your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) here.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


  • Annual Compensation Range: 
    • Associate Level: $175,000–$300,000
      • Bonus potential based on billed hours or discretion.


To view benefits information, please visit the attorneys page.

Who We Are

Miller Nash is an established firm with both strong traditions and modern sensibilities. Although our roots in the Pacific Northwest go back more than a century, we are creative thinkers committed to serving our clients, our community, and each other in smart and innovative ways. Our attorneys and staff enjoy collaborating with one another, and it shows. Candidates and new members of our team often tell us that they are most impressed by the genuine collegiality and caring at our firm.

The clients we serve are a diverse group of businesses, non-profits, public entities, and individuals. We have organized our firm around the industries of our clients and invest our time to understand our clients’ businesses so we can better meet their needs. Our firm vision centers around delivering great client service, driven by our passion for devoting ourselves to our clients’ legal needs as if they were our own.

Community involvement is a way of life at Miller Nash, as is our deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This involvement extends beyond our own offices to the clients we serve and to the communities where we live and work. As part of our commitment, we have developed a women and minority business enterprise program that affords all attorneys the ability to attract and represent, at a reduced fee, small and emerging women and minority business enterprises.

Miller Nash is also proud to participate in Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule Certification program which measures whether law firms have affirmatively considered at least 30 percent women, attorneys of color, LGBTQ+, and attorneys with disabilities for, among other things, senior lateral positions. In 2023, we successfully completed Diversity Lab’s Mansfield 6.0 program and achieved Mansfield Certification Plus status. We continue to support and promote diversity within our firm and will continue to participate in Mansfield 2023-2024.

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